Shell to Provide Over One Million Pieces of PPE to U.S. Communities in Need
Jan 12, 2021
As the number of COVID-19 cases surges across the country, Shell announced it will contribute more than one million pieces of PPE to communities and medical care facilities from coast to coast.
Shell donates 37,000 pieces of PPE to the Pasadena Office of Emergency Management.
Shell stands by La Porte leaders as 23,000 pieces of personal protective equipment is delivered to the Office of Emergency Management.
Shell delivers 30,000 pieces of PPE to the Deer Park Office of Emergency Management.
To date, Shell has donated more than $4.4 million to help communities across the U.S. respond to the pandemic. The contribution total is mostly made up of in-kind contributions of PPE, meals, fuel, and hand sanitizer to front-line responders, medical and educational institutions. The cash contributions include donations to community relief organizations, food banks, mental health services and, through a national employee match program, more than 175 local organizations across 24 states.
Face shields, non-medical masks and nitrile gloves have arrived in some of the hardest hit areas of the country.
Efforts in the South
Focusing on Texas and Louisiana, Shell has provided more than $2 million in cash and in-kind contributions to support COVID-19 relief efforts including 900,000 pieces of PPE across 14 local organizations, - including, but not limited to: Texas Medical Center c/o Houston Methodist, MD Anderson, Legacy Community Healthcare, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) State Office of Rural Health, Texas Department of Emergency Management and the Deer Park, Pasadena and La Porte Offices of Emergency Management.
For more information on Shell’s COVID-19 relief efforts, please visit www.shell.us/covid-19-shell-s-response-in-the-united-states.
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